After banning the import of produce from Lebanon, Saudi Arabia has allowed Lebanese trucks loaded with tonnes of fruits and vegetables to enter its territory.
The head of the Beqaa Farmers Association, Ibrahim Tarshishi, told local media on Thursday that a decision was issued in Saudi Arabia a day prior, allowing the trucks that had reached the country’s border to go through.
“From 5 years until today, more than 200 cars have been stopped while they were smuggling drugs out of Lebanon, including to Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and others,” he revealed, adding that the incident caused the reaction it caused because the Saudi authorities had at that point become “fed up.”
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